Friday, Saturday, Sunday August 8 - 10, 2014  |  Seaport World Trade Center  |  200 Seaport Blvd, Boston, MA



Boston Comic Con Welcomes John Barrowman!
John Barrowman is a man of many talents with several roles on stage and screen. His most famous role is undoubtedly that of sci-fi hero Captain Jack Harkness, whose first appearance in the revamped Doctor Who created such an impact that he was given his own spinoff series, Torchwood. He currently has a recurring role as the villainous Malcolm Merlyn (aka The Dark Archer) on The CW's superhero drama Arrow.

Boston Comic Con is excited to bring John to our show alongside Torchwood co-star Eve Myles to meet the fans!

appearing Saturday & Sunday only

Meet Sean Astin of "Lord of the Rings"!
Sean Astin is an actor, director, voice artist, and producer who made his film debut at 13 in the classic adventure movie The Goonies. Sean scored another career defining, triumphant success playing the title character in the inspirational college football biopic Rudy. But Sean probably best known in his role as Samwise Gamgee from Peter Jackson's epic Lord of the Rings film trilogy for which he received several awards.

Sean has appeared on television as Lynn McGill in the fifth season of 24, and currently voices Raphael in Nickelodeon’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles animated TV series. Sean is also slated to co-star in the much anticipated series The Strain for FX, based on Guillermo del Toro's trilogy of vampire novels.

CANCELED: Katie Cassidy of "Arrow"!
Katie Cassidy is best known to audiences as the character Laurel Lance in the CW's hit series Arrow. She joins co-star John Barrowman for her first appearance at Boston Comic Con! She has previously starred on several other series including Gossip Girl, Melrose Place, and Supernatural.

Katie has appeared on the big screen as well in feature films such as Black Christmas, A Nightmare on Elm Street, and Taken.

appearance canceled

  • Friday 8/8: 1pm-8pm (VIP)
  • Friday 8/8: 2pm-8pm
  • Saturday 8/9: 10am-7pm
  • Sunday 8/10: 10am-6pm

Sam Witwer of "Being Human" Visits BCC!
Boston Comic Con welcomes actor Sam Witwer to our 2014 show! Sam stars as the vampire Aidan Waite on Syfy's original supernatural series Being Human. A remake of the original BBC show, this version is set right here in Boston, and Sam's character has a long, long history with the city.

Additionally, Star Wars fans will recognize Sam as the voice of Starkiller from The Force Unleashed video games, and Darth Maul on The Clone Wars. He has also appeared in recurring roles on several genre shows including Battlestar Galactica, Dexter, Smallville, and a cameo as the zombie in the tank in the very first episode of The Walking Dead.

appearing Saturday & Sunday only

Coming to Boston: Jewel Staite!
Jewel Staite is best known for playing Kaylee Frye, the ship's cheerful mechanic, on Joss Whedon's beloved space western series Firefly. Jewel made her feature film debut reprising the role in 2005's Serenity.

Since then she has gone on to portray Dr. Jennifer Keller on Syfy's Stargate: Atlantis alongside fellow Boston Comic Con guest Jason Momoa. Jewel has also held roles on series including The Killing, State of Syn, Animism, The L.A. Complex, and Space Cases. She has also made appearances on several genre shows like Supernatural, The X-Files, and Warehouse 13.

Meet Jason Momoa of "Game of Thrones"!
Boston Comic Con is thrilled to welcome actor Jason Momoa to our 2014 convention! Best known as Khal Drogo, the Dothraki warlord from HBO's megahit Games of Thrones, Jason is no stranger to genre fiction, having starred on Stargate: Atlantis for several seasons.

He played the title role of Conan the Barbarian in the latest feature film adaptation of the swords and sorcery classic. Recently, the internet has been abuzz with speculation of which DC character Jason will portray in the Superman vs. Batman movie, following announcement of his being cast.

Currently he plays the lead character on the crime drama Red Road which premieres in February 2014 on the Sundance Channel.

Eve Myles of "Torchwood" to Appear at Boston Comic Con!
Eve Myles is best known for her role as Gwen Cooper on the BBC series Torchwood. After impressing the writers with a guest appearance in the Doctor Who episode “The Unquiet Dead,” Eve was cast as the lead female in the spinoff show.

She is well-known in her native Wales for the long-running series Belonging. Eve also has appeared in a number of theatrical productions and has acted with the National Theatre and Royal Shakespeare Company. A versatile actress, Eve has appeared in several radio plays, voiced a video game character in Dragon Age 2, and played a witch on an episode of Merlin. Her latest work is playing the title role in the BBC drama Frankie.

appearing Saturday & Sunday only

Coming to the 2014 BCC: James Marsters!
American actor, singer and songwriter James Marsters first found international fame playing punk-goth Brit vampire Spike in the critically acclaimed American TV show Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and the equally popular spin-off Angel.

Film roles include Dragon Ball, P.S. I Love You, Cool Money, Shadow Puppets, Winding Roads, The House On Haunted Hill, and Chance with Buffy co-star Amber Benson.

The Californian actor has also played Brainiac in Smallville, and is currently filming CBS’s Hawaii Five-O. James’s voiceover talents can be found portraying Lex Luthor on the DVD release of Superman: Doomsday, and he continues to read for the very popular Dresden Files books on tape series.

Darryl "DMC" McDaniels Enters the Comic World at BCC!
Darryl "DMC" McDaniels is a pioneer of hip hop culture, and a founding member of the iconic rap group Run DMC. They were the first rap group to grace the cover of Rolling Stone, and the first to appear on MTV. The Grammy- nominated artist has changed music, culture, fashion, and language. DMC now embarks on his next project that aims to change the face of pop culture forever!

Combining two of his first loves, hip hop culture and comic books, DMC is ready to throw his hat into the ring as an independent publisher with an original comic series to be released this summer!

Be sure to pick up an exlusive Boston Comic Con variant comic by DMC and BCC guest artist Khoi Pham at the show!

How much are autographs?
Celebrity autographs are on a first come, first serve basis, and can only be purchased at the celebrity's table on site at the show by waiting in line. All celebrity autographs cost $40.
  • Will [insert guest name here] be appearing all three days?
    All guests are scheduled to appear all three days of the convention unless noted otherwise on the website.
  • Will there be photo opportunities?
    Click here to purchase photo ops. All professional photo ops cost $60. It includes one 8"x10" color photo of the fan and the celebrity. Advanced tickets for celebrity photo ops can be only purchased online. Celebrity photo ops are scheduled at specific times on specific days. The schedule is subject to change. Celebrity photo op tickets do not include admission to the Boston Comic Con or a celebrity autograph. The number of professional celebrity photo op tickets is limited.
  • Will there be VIP events with the celebrity guests?
    There may also be some VIP events with certain celebrities for which advanced tickets will be sold online 30 to 60 days before the show. As we get closer to the show, we will announce further details in regards to signings, photo ops, and VIP events.




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